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Jan 12, 2013 2:00pm PST
the home are disabled. their chances of being adopted within russia are slim. in 2011 about a third of all russian children who found permanent families were adopted gi -- by foreigners, the majority with disabilities going to the u.s. the children here are all too young to care about whether they're placed from -- with people from the u.s. or elsewhere overseas. all they want is love and stability. the legislation was passed in december in direct response to a new u.s. law which introduced sanctions against russian officials accused of human rights abuses. a recent poll suggested that just over half the russians backed at adoption ban, supporters saying children this be looked after within russia. they pointed to cases like the one whose adoptive american mother put him on a plane back to russia, claiming he had mental health problems. but those who work closely with the children say in the -- unless attitudes change, foreign adoption is needed. >> our government says we should try to place as many russian children with russian families as possible and that's right. but it's not ju
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